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Master of Arts in Teaching Required Program

MAT Required Program 

Required Program 

 

Semester Hours

EDUC 600 Teaching in a Democracy 3
EDUC 601 Psychology Applied to Teaching 3
EDUC 602 Technology for the 21st Century Classroom 2
EDUC 605 Educational Assessment  3
EDUC 660 Effective Teaching and Managament Strategies* 3
READ 605 Literacy Foundations  3
READ 645 Content Area Reading and Writing for Middle Level and Secondary Students** 3
EDUC 610 Effective Teaching Practices for Exceptional and Diverse Learners 3
EDUC 690 School Internship 8
AREA 593
Capstone 1
AREA Content Courses** 0-9
AREA 591 Content Specific Teaching Methods
AREA 592 Field Experience (Internship I)
Total semester hours 33-45

Visit the graduate course description webpage  to view course descriptions.

MAT Traditional Option Content Areas:

Art (K-12)
Biology
Chemistry
English
French (K-12)
Mathematics
Music (K-12)                          
Physical Education (K-12)
Social Studies
Spanish (K-12)

*Content area courses must be completed in the area in which the graduate candidate is seeking certification.Each area of specialization has completely different content area preparation. Each individual teacher candidate will have different required content area preparation based on what requirements have been satisfied at the undergraduate or graduate level prior to acceptance into the MAT program. Transcripts will be reviewed by the program areas and content area course deficiencies will be addressed by requiring students to take content area courses at the graduate or undergraduate level. 

Certain courses may require participation in a pre- and post-semester orientation that follows the school district calendar. Contact the course instructor for specific requirements. 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (toll free)
803/323-2204
803/323-2292 (Fax)
gradschool@winthrop.edu

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